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Cave Name:   Cocklebiddy Cave
Reference:   6N-48
Cave Area:   Nullarbor
Description:   Considered the Everest of Australian cave diving. Large doline leads to a substantial muddy lake. The first sump terminates in a steep rockpile after approximately 1km underwater. The second sump continues past the rockpile for 2.5km and terminates in a large dry chamber "Toad Hall". The final sump has been been dived to over 1.9km where the cave passage reduces from a large cavernous cross section to a small conduit where side-mount and then no-mount cylinder configuration is needed. See history page below for more information.
Owner/Manager:   Depatment of Environment and Conservation (WA)
Access:   Contact District Manager
Department of Environment and Conservation
PO Box 234
Esperance WA 6450
P 08 9083 2100
F 08 9071 3657
Further Information:   Images and Video
Cocklebiddy Cave Diving History
Toad Hall Divers Slate
Cocklebiddy Sump 3 Divers
  Last updated 26th September, 2012
 

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